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Award-Winning Author Joan Nwosu Announces Maincrest Media Book Award For IRISE; The Ten Secrets to getting up when life knocks you down

Award-winning author, Joan Nwosu, announced today that IRISE; The Ten Secrets to Getting Up when life knocks you down has been named a Maincrest Media Book Award Winner in the Self-help category.

The Maincrest Media Book Award Program establishes the benchmark for excellence in books and the publishing community as a whole. Each book entered into the Maincrest Media Book Award Program is rigorously evaluated by an esteemed panel of seasoned industry professionals to provide valuable insight into what influences book buying decisions in today’s marketplace.

This book reveals the secrets, lessons learned, and strategies for you to live an abundant, joyous and fulfilled life, even in the face of adversity. It lays out practical wisdom and knowledge from Joan Nwosu, a modern-day successful, strong, black woman.

Joan Nwosu’s IRISE; The Ten Secrets to getting up when life knocks you down has set the standard for excellence and innovation in writing. This award is a testament to the talent, creativity, and vision of its authors.

“It is such a great honor to have received a Maincrest Media Book award”

A full list of winners can be found at


Joan Nwosu is an award-winning author, speaker, coach and consultant with over 20 years of experience in several industries.

As a coach and consultant, she works with entrepreneurs and corporate professionals transitioning careers from all over the world helping them choose a path they love and giving them the fulfillment they desire.


Maincrest Media is a book marketing company that offers authors, publishers and literary professionals easier, simpler, more cost-effective ways to promote their books to the world. Our programs are designed to bring increased recognition to thousands of exceptionally written, high quality books that are published each year. In addition, the free resources, support and one-on-one marketing services we provide are designed to provide authors and publishers with what they need to succeed.

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